This was made for an essay by Elke Schmitter titled “Ausweitung der Kampfzone” (literally “extension of the area of struggle”, which is also referring to the German title of the novel “Whatever” by Michel Houellebecq). The text dealt with failing:
“How falling becomes failing and how comfort has something to do with fear”
Below are some sketches that illustrate the process from rough idea to a more detailed sketch.
It was nice to work with the big initials, I wouldn’t mind doing something like this more often. I later adapted the image for my agency’s annual coaster promotion. 2015’s topic for the promo was the agency’s 20th anniversary. I made her jump through a big “20”.
SPIEGEL Wissen (Germany)